Aster Alpine Bag by Burgundy and Blush

Aster Alpine Bag

May 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
both US and UK
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This pattern is available for £1.99 GBP
A free version is also available.
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A long or short shoulder / cross body bag with a flat base and alpine stitch body. The long strap can be made adjustable, or customised to your own preferred length.

Free pattern can be found here:

• <1 100g skein of worsted weight yarn
• 4.0, 5.0mm hooks (5.5 also recommended but not essential)
• Scissors and needle for finishing
• A zip (or alternative closing)
• Optional inner lining or solid base (stitches are quite tight so not required)

Concentration level – Medium. There are no changes in stitches to count, but some of the stitches used could be tricky for a beginner.

Stitches used (US terms):
• Half Double Crochet
• Alpine Stitch
o Includes SC, DC and FPDC
o Tutorial can be found here
• Stitches in the 3rd loop